Cleveland Browns: 7-round mock draft addresses major holes
It’s easy to think the only way to go with the first overall pick is offensive tackle. The Browns have been really poor in this area as both Greg Robinson and Chris Hubbard have struggled to find the same success they had late in the 2018 season.
However, a lot can change between now and the draft. And it’s probably a safe bet that John Dorsey goes out and lands a veteran to replace Robinson.
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There will be a couple of options including short-term fixes such as veteran Andrew Whitworth, Chris Clark, or Cam Fleming. Or, they could finally find a way to land Trent Williams who is unhappy with the Washington Redskins and the Browns have shown interest.
On top of that, there aren’t a whole lot of first-round left tackles in this draft and the main ones will likely be gone by the time Cleveland is on the clock. So with that being the case in this mock, they decide to go with the best player available approach which lands them Grant Delpit.
A complete monster on the field, Delpit is the top safety in the class and this is going to be nearly as huge of a need as offensive tackle with Damarious Randall doing all he can to hit the open market.
Delpit can play in both man and zone coverage while also providing run support. In his three seasons with LSU, he has 190 tackles — 16 for a loss, six sacks, and eight interceptions. He can clearly be a leader in the secondary and the defense is going to need that.